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Solomon Islands

Volume 931: debated on Saturday 5 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what is the present per capita income of the people of the Solomon Islands.

According to the latest available estimate, that of the World Bank, GNP per capita in 1974 was US$ 310. This figure is very tentative due to the absence of comprehensive statistics and the difficulty of estimating income in the subsistence sector.